Brian Kristopher Jones

Brian Kristopher Jones

Estate Planning Attorney

Chicago, IL

AVVO

RATING

10.0

Call

No Misconduct

Languages

English

Answers and Advice

3 questions answered.

About Me

Brian K. Jones left his own firm in 2012 to join Harrison Held, LLPas a Partner and to Co-Chair (with his father, Jerry) the firms family office practice. His practice is centered on estate planning and administration, but includes business succession planning and real estate transactions. He was recently recognized by Super Lawyer magazine as an Illinois Rising Star. Brian is an active member...

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees

Payment Types

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Fees

Fixed (Sometimes), Hourly ($375/hour)

Client Reviews

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Brian Jones helped with a Company Merger

Posted by: John Tyler almost 5 years ago.

“Brian did a remarkable job helping me with a business transfer project in a very short time window. Brian moved quickly and was great at...

Trustowrthy Estate Planning Advice

Posted by: a Estate Planning client almost 5 years ago.

As a lawyer practicing in a different field than Brian, it is nice to know I have someone I trust to provide me and my family with well thought out...
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Endorsements

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Kimberly Jo Anderson
Kimberly Anderson

Chicago,, IL

9 months ago

Relationship: Friend

I endorse this lawyer. Hard working and honest, Brian knows how to get the job done.
Jennifer Susanne Kiss
Jennifer Kiss

Chicago, IL

Over 2 years ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse this lawyer.
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Résumé

License

2006 License Status: Active And Authorized To Practice Law for the state of Illinois.
Last updated by Avvo: 07/24/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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2012 – present

Harrison & Held, LLP

Education

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2006 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

The John Marshall Law School

Awards

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2014 Five Star Professional - Estate Planner

Five Star Professional

Associations

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2008- present Founding Member

Sigma Chi Bar Association


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Portfolio

Publications

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2012 Estate Planning For The Closely Held Business

"Starting and Growing Your Business", Published by the Small Business Advocacy Council and the Chicago Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section

2012 Expect the Unexpected - Expanding the boundaries of traditional estate-planning documents

Trusts & Estates

Speaking Engagements

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2014 Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts - Heads I Win, Tails We Tie

at Chicago Bar Association, Estate Planning Committee

2014 Finding Your Practice Area

at Chicago Bar Association - Career Advancement Program

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